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H.R. 89 (98th): A bill to permit the transportation of passengers between Puerto Rico and other United States ports on foreign-flag vessels when United States flag service for such transportation is not available.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jan 3, 1983
98th Congress (1983–1984)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 30, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 30, 1984.

Law
Pub.L. 98-563
Sponsor

Baltasar Corrada-del Río

Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico

New Progressive

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Last Updated: Oct 30, 1984

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History

Jan 3, 1983
 
Introduced

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Apr 11, 1984
 
Ordered Reported

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May 15, 1984
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 11, 1984
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 11, 1984
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 30, 1984
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 89 (98th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 89. This is the one from the 98th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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